Toronto garage

The Punks And Rockers cameras were at the Silver Dollar to capture the R & B and soul influenced garage groove of the Sphinxs.  Unfortunately, this was there final show after some 3 years of playing together.  The group nevertheless was having a good time on stage and the crowd […]



The 7th Annual Great Lakes Surf Battle kicked off tonight at the Cadillac Lounge. The 3 day event features some great Toronto area instrumental surf bands plus the Cocktail Preachers from Chicago. The Surf Battle was created and put together by the Blue Demons and this year is hosted by […]


LEATHER UPPERS Trash Palace Show

The Leather Uppers were one of the best bands to come out of the 1990’s Toronto garage scene. Before there was such a thing as the White Stripes, the Leather Uppers guitar and drum rock’n’roll assault got them a lot of critcal acclaim and attention outside the country. The band […]


THE CYNICS Play Mitzi’s

Garage rockers the Cynics returned to Toronto and played Mitzi’s Sister. ToBeScene was there to record the show and interview vocalist Michael Kastelic for an upcoming Punks and Rockers segment.


THE BON “Zig Zag”

Live version of “Zig Zag” from the Bon’s upcoming debut album. Composed and written by The Bon.


THE FLESHTONES This Ain’t Hollywood

The Fleshtones are the greatest live band ever!! And have been so for over 30 years. Their shows are not to be missed. No matter how many times you see them, they will always deliver and you will never be disappointed. Guaranteed!! Here they are playing This Ain’t Hollywood in […]


THE ALARM CLOCKS Wooly Weekend 2009

To many the Alarm Clocks were the highlight of the Wooly Weekend garage festival held in Montreal from August 6 to 8, 2009. The band broke up in 1967 but before that managed to record one single “Yeah!” / “No Reason To Complain” which quickly became a must have among […]



The Von Drats celebrated their 7 inch single release at the Cadillac Lounge by having the recently reunited Wayouts open the show for them.  The Wayouts, named after the Flintstones band, were playing their infectious power pop between 1977 to 1981 when members of the Von Drats were bearly out […]


WANDA JACKSON 70th Birthday Party

The original rockabilly wild woman, Wanda Jackson, is still putting on shows with energy, class, style and a powerful voice that belies her age. In a ToBeScene exclusive, Aldo Erdic captured a song from her 70th birthday performance at the Cadillac Lounge on October 20, 2007 with London, Ontario’s the […]